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Benefits of Membership

As a society member, you’re part of a statewide professional association that is dedicated to serving the CPA profession. Available to you are various benefits and opportunities – from networking to money-saving discounts. 

ADVOCACY

While you’re busy tending to business, the Society is busy looking after your interests – monitoring legislative proposals, watching for issues that might harm the profession, speaking out in your interest. We also maintain contact with the AICPA, congressional leaders, the Tax Department. Your society promotes the CPA image in the market, through the purchase of media advertising. Your membership directly supports this kind of activity.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

We provide classesconferences, the annual convention and web programs with discounted prices for members. The website shows course listings and links to self study providers. In house education is also available. Our seminar leaders come from throughout the nation, and rank well in participant evaluations. The spring Management Conference and fall Convention provide numerous programs on a variety of topics, plus opportunity for networking.

Connections

Our conferences, classes, volunteer activities, and local chapters are opportunities to connect with other CPAs. You may find someone to help solve a problem, or maybe ever a new customer.

Information

Through the newsletter, website, convention, and other correspondence, we keep you informed of current happenings and changes on a state and national basis. You will also find news of Society committees, CPE, career opportunities and available publications.

Recruiting pipeline for the profession

We reach out to high school students, exposing them to the opportunities and create awareness of the CPA profession. We have a student recruitment DVD available for use with high school presentations showing them accounting is about more than just numbers. We also reach out to colleges and promote careers as a CPA to accounting students. 

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES / Classified ads

We can help you find staff members with NO COST ad space in the newsletter and on our website Career Opportunities page.

website - NDCPAS.org

The association website brings you news about the profession, education, etc. 

Personal Growth

By helping with a volunteer group, you can expand your network of CPAs – giving you people to contact for specific questions you may face. You get experience working in a volunteer setting. By leading a committee, you can gain leadership experience. Your volunteer role gives you a chance to give something back to the profession. The Society also has a mentor program for new CPAs. You can learn about the profession - opportunities, how to get involved, career ideas, etc.

NEWSLETTER

The NDCPAS newsletter is sent to you in January, March, May, July, September, and November and keeps members informed of current happenings and changes on a statewide and national basis. It also provides news of Society committees, CPE, career opportunities, publications and more. Newsletter.

SCHOLARSHIPS

The Society now offers 5 Board of Director $1000 scholarships every year. Student members and affiliates are eligible. For details, see Scholarships


Discounts, savings and more!

Job Hunt School

Job Hunt School is a self-paced, online learning program for professional high-achievers who want the latest job hunt tactics and trends to more easily and quickly build a successful, values-based career. Getting your career on the right track through an effective job hunt requires confidence, vision and knowing what strategies to use to prevent you from being under-employed. Without a roadmap or experienced guidance, it can be frustrating to find and get the right job. Job Hunt School puts you on the professional fast-track, avoid career-derailing mistakes and save you years of costly trial and error while you take your career to the highest levels. This video based course is taught by a 20 year veteran of the Big 4 and TEDx speaker. NDSCPA members receive a generous 25% discount when you enter this code NDCPA_discount. Learn more here                 

Insurance Plans

  • Life Insurance: Available to members.  AICPA plan. Higher coverage is available if you’re an AICPA member; even higher if you’re a member of AICPA and a Society.
  • Long Term Disability: Available to members through the AICPA LTD program. If you’re an AICPA member, there are higher levels of coverage available.

CPACharge


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Exam Preparation

As a Society member, you can receive discounts on CPA Exam preparation materials from various publishers. For more information click here.

UPS Shipping Discounts

Member discounts are available, for UPS shipping services. Click.

Office Supply Discounts

Discounts are available for members and their co-workers at OfficeDepot stores and online.  For business or personal use. To sign up click here.  For help, contact Susan Lerner, Major Account Manager, Office Depot 201-253-5215, or Susan.lerner@officedepot.com

AAA MEMBERSHIP

Save 15% on AAA membership providing roadside assistance.  Includes battery service, fuel delivery and towing. Members may also save on other travel services, dining, shopping, and hotels. Contact AAA North Dakota -- Shawn Driscoll direct 701-893-3751 or office 282-6222 (Fargo).  When calling, advise the agent you’re a member of NDCPAS to receive the discount.  

Wolters Kluwer CCH publication

The North Dakota CPA Society and Wolters Kluwer have partnered together to offer you exclusive discounts on CCH® tax and accounting books, including U.S. Master Tax Guide®, Internal Revenue Code, Income Tax Regulations, the State Tax Handbook, and more. Save 40% off select Books of the Month, 25% off authoritative CCH® Publications. Earn CPE credits with CCH® certificate programs, webinars and learning center courses.  Click to view and order.    

Fedex Office

Reduced rates on copies and design services. Click here for more information.

Intercall Conference Calling

Audio/web conferencing -- on-demand reservation-less and fully managed Operator-Assisted services. Click for details.


Questions? Call the Society office, at 701-775-7111


Visit Us:

3100 South Columbia Road
Suite 500
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Contact Us: 

 (701) 775-7111
or (877) 637-2727
Email: mail@ndcpas.org

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